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post #1 of 5
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Okay today I ordered my 2700k and 2x570(evgahd) and have priced some(if not all I will need for just the cpu) just for now. will be adding in watercooling for the vid cards in about a month or so.
so this is what I have so far. wondering if there is anything else I need I think I got all the barbs I need. any suggestions would be wonderful.

ex-liq-190
EK EKoolant Premium Liquid Cooling Premix Coolant - 1L - UV Blue $14.99

ex-pmp-54
Swiftech MCP655™ 12v Water Pump w/ Speed Control and 3/8" Conversion Kit (317 GPH) $104.95

ex-rad-296
Aquacomputer Airplex Modularity System 280 Radiator - Aluminum Fins - Dual Circuit (33012)
Select Your G1/4" Fittings!: 1/2" Barbs ($4.98) Select Optional Airplex Accessories: Radiator Stand Set - Vertical (33508) ($13.99)
$198.92

ex-blc-569
EK Supreme HF Universal CPU Liquid Cooling Block w/ LGA 2011 Hardware - Rev 3 - Acetal (Sockets 775 / 1156 / 1366 / 2011 / 939 / 940 / 754 / AM2 / AM2+ / AM3)
Select G 1/4" Fittings (Qty. 2): 1/2" ID Barb ($5.90) Select an Optional EK-LGA115x True Backplate: Ek TRUE Backplate EK-LGA115x ($6.99)
$77.85

ex-res-216
FrozenQ PC Mods Liquid Fusion V Series "2nd Generation" Reservoir 400mm - UV Cathode - UV Red Helix
Select G 1/4" Fittings (Qty. 2): 1/2" ID Barb ($5.90) $125.89 $125.89
ex-tub-665

Tygon 2375 Ultra Chemical Resistant Tubing - 1/2" ID (3/4" OD) - Clear (AJK00038) 10 feet-$4.75 -$47.50

Subtotal: $570.10

sorry for the bad port from frozencpu just didn't want to have to type all that.
Going to be running the rad external
Edited by Selquist979 - 3/20/12 at 12:12pm
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post #2 of 5
Make sure you make it easy to drain your loop and put in your gpu loops or you might get lazy like me and not want to go through that trouble again. Maybe get some quick disconnects something
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post #3 of 5
Also, if it isn't too late, I'd suggest against the evga 570 HD
Those aren't standard reference PCB boards, and can only use a special water block made by EK

But if you don't mind it, then it wouldn't be too big of a problem

Just you probably would have trouble buying a used water block, or selling your specialized water block
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post #4 of 5
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its not too late! hrmm. maybe I will just go with 1 580 and get a kepler in a month or so. I think I was suffering from shiny light syndrom cause the res has the UV red helix and using blue uv in the loops it won't shine or stand out much. I guess I could go with water.
Edited by Selquist979 - 3/20/12 at 12:10pm
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post #5 of 5
You could also get a regular evga 570, those would be standard

or you can also go here to see if the graphics card is a standard design one or not

That place shows what each card looks like, and if its a standard referance design card, it will have a nice mark like this
91

But that site only shows EK blocks, but you can still check if is standard or not.

Example
570 HD
570 Regular

I'm not very familiar with SLI, but I dont think it will work with two different graphics cards, like a 580 and a 680
Especially since they are using a new architecture.
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